as ever, if I know the days of the week any more. After
my twelve hour trip from Oklahoma City to Waco, where
I arrived at midnight, I had a good sleep and my Thanksgiving
dinner with the kind Armstrongs. Then went on to San
Antonio a five hour journey, as I wanted to see that
old one time Spanish town. It is very delightful. Maybe
I wrote you about it? I saw all the old Missions in
the surrounding country and was taken to Corpus Christi
a small Gulf City yesterday. Motored down, 150 miles,
had a very fine shore dinner and came back to San Antonio
by night train. Reached San Antonio at seven this a.m.
left at nine, and reached [here] at five this evening.
Now I go from here at eleven, and reach my next town
at two in the morning for a ten o’clock reading.1
Then I have only three more to do.
is too swift, but I am all right.
last reading is at Tulsa University, Tulsa, Okla.,2
on the 2nd c/o A.L. Herrold, but you wont [sic] have
time to reach me, I think. I do hope it has all be[en]
worthwhile. It hardly seems possible that they can get
any good from such flighty visits. Poetry can’t be got
at wholesale. And the audiences are enormous.
should reach Toronto about the fourth or fifth, if all
I am too tired to do much but keep going. No not tired,
but you should have seen San Antonio and the Missions!
I had to give up Santa Fe [sic] this time. Too far.
at Southeastern State College, a co-educational
institution founded in 1909 in Durant, Oklahoma
(see Letter 40). [back]
University of Tulsa in Tulsa, Oklahoma was a co-educational
institution founded in 1894. Until 1928, when it
became non-denominational, it was controlled by
the Presbyterian Church. [back]